In 1998, an earthquake struck the Bolivian province of Aiquile destroying tens of communities and affecting the lives of thousands.
Based on extended interviews with range of victims of the earthquake, Teatro de los Andes brilliantly expose the shocking truth that when the press lose interest, the rebuilding of broken homes becomes a business opportunity and everybody wants in.
Combining exquisite physical theatre with verbatim accounts of the few seconds of earthquake and the years of suffering that followed, this is an unmissable theatre experience.About Teatro de los Andes
Teatro de los Andes was founded in the village of Yotala, Sucre, in 1991 by Cesar Brie, Naira Gonzalez y Giampaolo Nalli. Since then, the company has performed their unique combination of western theatre techniques and traditional Bolivian music, fiestas and rituals culture to over 300,000 audience members across Bolivia, the Americas, India, Australasia and Europe.Pre-Show talk: ‘Catastrophes and the theatre imagination’ – Saturday 5th October at 6.15pm
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